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NSA Surveillance Bill Defeated In Senate

A bill that would have restricted the government’s direct access to all Americans’ phone records was defeated in the Senate on Tuesday.

November 19, 2014

Germany Orders Out American As Spy Charges Strain Relations

By Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Germany demanded the departure from the country of the top spy at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin on Thursday, dramatizing its deepening unhappiness with reports of U.S. intelligence operations targeting its officials. Following accusations of two cases of U.S. spying, government spokesman Steffen Seibert announced that “the […]

July 10, 2014

Obama Puts Forward Plan Ending NSA Bulk Collection

Washington (AFP) – President Barack Obama put forward his plan Thursday to end U.S. government bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records, aiming to defuse a controversy over mass surveillance. “I have decided that the best path forward is that the government should not collect or hold this data in bulk,” Obama said, as he unveiled […]

March 27, 2014